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  • Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland

    Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland
    DiJohn Thomas grew up bouncing between foster placements in Baltimore, never knowing how his peers, the next foster parents or staff at his next group home would respond to his being gay. Sometimes the adults responded negatively, he said, and his peers...
  • Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

    Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
    His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...
  • West Hartford Student, Saying He Was Assaulted, Sues Town

    West Hartford Student, Saying He Was Assaulted, Sues Town
    WEST HARTFORD — A former student at Sedgwick Middle School has filed a lawsuit against the town and three teachers charging that he was bullied and sexually assaulted by classmates. The suit cites two incidents that occurred on consecutive days in...
  • 'Best day ever': Football team rushes to aid of special-needs boy

    'Best day ever': Football team rushes to aid of special-needs boy
    If you want to bully 6-year-old Danny Keefe, you're going to have to first take on the Badgers -- the Williams Intermediate School football team that has vowed to protect the special-needs kindergartner in Bridgewater, Mass. It's a show of muscle and...
  • Charlie Crist joins Rebecca Sedwick cyberbullying case

    Charlie Crist joins Rebecca Sedwick cyberbullying case
    Former Governor Charlie Crist is helping Rebecca Sedwick's mother explore her legal options after the 12-year-old jumped to her death because of cyberbullying. Rebecca's mother, Tricia Norman, hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest...
  • Documentary to show LGBT community's progress in schools

    Local filmmakers are creating a documentary about how the climate for LGBT students and educators at South Florida schools has evolved since the late 1970s. "Schools, of course, just like the society has, have changed amazingly in 20 to 30 years, so...
  • In the NFL or in the office, workplace bullying is tough to find and stop

    In the NFL or in the office, workplace bullying is tough to find and stop
    At more than 300 pounds each, offensive line mates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin of the Miami Dolphins aren't your typical bully and victim. But it takes something out of the ordinary the spotlight of professional sports or a noisy lawsuit for...
  • Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students

    Congressman Alcee Hastings praises day of silence for gay students
    U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said Friday he’s supporting the National Day of Silence, a day of action organized to bring attention to the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students. On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Ulman voices support for initiatives to criminalize cyberbullying

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman lent his support this week to a pair of bills in Annapolis that would make cyberbullying a crime in Maryland. "The insults and accusations that rush through the cyber-sphere can be beyond anything with which we adults...
  • Dent cosponsors LGBT bullying bill, decries GOP for abortion bill

    Dent cosponsors LGBT bullying bill, decries GOP for abortion bill
    Lehigh Valley Republican Rep. Charlie Dent signed his name to legislation this week to combat bullying at schools, which specifically includes the targeting of children based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Dent's support marks the...